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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nine Countries, EU Sign Agreement to Prevent Unregulated Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Canada, China, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, EU, Europe, fish, Fisheries, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Japan, Korea, law, Legal, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nine Countries, EU Sign Agreement to Prevent Unregulated Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Source: Small Island Developing States 3 October 2018: The Governments of Canada, China, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, Norway, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Korea and the US and the EU signed an agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing on the high seas in the central Arctic Ocean. This agreement is the first to use a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Fighting Climate Change, Financing Climate Action

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  {POLICY-BRIEFS}, 24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Gas, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Health, Human Rights, International Financial Institution, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Publication, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDG Knowledge Weekly, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Technology, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Fighting Climate Change, Financing Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 48th Session in Incheon, Republic of Korea, this week’s brief reviews a selection of papers and initiatives released around the meeting. We focus on analyses of actions needed to deliver on the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Ahead […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Exploration, France, G20, Gas, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, India, Indonesia, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Western Asia, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: PwC Index Finds Decarbonization Rates Are “Less than Half” Needed to Meet Paris Agreement

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Low Carbon Economy Index (LCEI) 2018 finds that national decarbonization rates do not match the level needed to achieve commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change. The top performing countries on the Index are China, Mexico, Argentina and the UK, all of which grew […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Post-Conflict, Fragile States Exchange Lessons on Economic Resilience

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Canada, Central Africa, Crude, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Gender, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Investment, Justice, Korea, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, National Government, News, Northern America, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Sustainable Development, Taxation, Trade, United States of America, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Post-Conflict, Fragile States Exchange Lessons on Economic Resilience

Source: Small Island Developing States 28 September 2018: Conflict-affected and fragile countries shared their experiences in pursuing peace, inclusivity and economic resilience, during an event held in the margins of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Organized by the permanent missions of Sierra Leone and Timor-Leste and the g7+ Secretariat, the event […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central Asia, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Education, English, Europe, Fiji, Follow-Up and Review, France, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, HLPF 2019, Indonesia, Justice, Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, National Action, National Government, Near East, New Zealand, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Tonga, UN Intergovernmental Body, United Kingdom, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 51 Countries Preparing to Present National SDG Reviews at HLPF 2019

Source: Small Island Developing States 4 October 2018: As of 4 October 2018, 51 countries are planning to present Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) during the July 2019 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). Of these, 41 will be presenting […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Caribbean, Eastern Asia, Economy, English, Finance, Global Economy, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, Immigration, Investment, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, meeting, MIL OSI, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Russia, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, WHO  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Governments Pledge US$15 Billion a Year for TB by 2022

Source: Small Island Developing States 26 September 2018: World leaders agreed to mobilize US$13 billion per year to finance tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment by 2022, and promised another US$2 billion per year for TB research, at the UN High-Level Meeting on TB. Speakers at the one-day meeting, convened by the UN General Assembly (UNGA), […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Outlines Caribbean SIDS’ Recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

By   /  October 5, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Caribbean, China, Climate, Climate Change, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Islands, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Poverty Eradication, Publication, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNDP Outlines Caribbean SIDS’ Recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 September 2018: A summary report from the UN Development Programme (UNDP) examines progress on recovery in the Caribbean one year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The report highlights UNDP’s contributions and strategy in the joint efforts, which include the mobilization of US$25 million and the restoration of over 800 […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Deforestation & Forest Degradation, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, FAO, Finance, Forestry, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, governance, Human Rights, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, Investment, Japan, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, REDD+, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, South America, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Forests: A Natural Solution to Climate Change, Crucial for a Sustainable Future

Source: Small Island Developing States Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of the greatest strengths of human nature: we can best face and overcome crises through joint, creative action. Anthropogenic climate […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP and Boston College Launch Global Pollution Observatory

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Capacity Building & Education, China, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Health, India, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Project, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNEP and Boston College Launch Global Pollution Observatory

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: The UN Environment Programmme (UNEP, or UN Environment) and Boston College have announced a research partnership to quantify the impact of air pollution on human health and the economy. The partnership established the Global Observatory on Pollution and Health that will begin its work with estimating economic […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Energy, English, Europe, Fiji, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Indonesia, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, News, Oceania, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Protected Areas, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, SDGs (All), Shipping, SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, Southwest Pacific, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Tourism, Weather, West Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Heads of State and Government Form Panel to Support Sustainable Ocean Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 September 2018: Heads of State and Government have formed a High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy to catalyze bold, pragmatic solutions for the ocean. The panel will develop, catalyze and support solutions to ocean “health and wealth” in governance, policy, technology and finance, in line with SDG […]

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